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Stories & Phrases

Posted by Bob on February 15, 2004

In Reply to: Stories & Phrases posted by Deborah on February 15, 2004

: Question?
: I would like to write a story but use one of the phrases within the story or at the end. e.g.
: "Don't look a Gift Horse in the Mouth". Is there a copyright on these Phrases?

No phrase in common use is subject to copyright. Feel free to use that particular phrase with impunity, as it's a cliche with high mileage on it. Which prompts the suggestion, why not use something more original?